Name November 25th - December 2nd
Auctioneer Shackleton's Real Estate & Auction Co.
Type Online-Only Auction
Date(s) 11/25/2020 - 12/2/2020
The sale begins on Wednesday, November 25th at 6:00pm EST, and will run for 1 week and begin to close on Wednesday, December 1st at 6:00pm EST with a 3 minute soft close in effect.
Preview Date/Time In-Person Preview will be held for 2 DAYS Only! Friday, November 27th and Tuesday, December 1st from 10am - 3pm ***COVID-19 health and safety protocols are in effect for preview. Masks are mandatory and must be worn during the duration of the preview. You will be required to sanitize your hands upon entry of the facility as well as when you exit the facility. A limit of 10 people will be able to preview the sale at any given time. Social distancing is required for all prospective customers and staff.***
Checkout Date/Time Contactless Curbside Pickup for this sale is available: Thursday, December 3rd and Friday, December 4th from 8:00am - 6:00pm (2 Days Only!) Shipping is also available. Please email to make arrangements
Location 3715 Embro Road
Stratford, ON N5A 6S3
Buyer Premium 15% Buyers Premium
Selling on behalf local consignors and the Estate of John David Sterne - former Executive Director of Orchestra London, and Stratford Symphonic Orchestra, an eclectic collection of historical memorabilia, art work, books and furniture. This is our last sale of the year, and includes a wide variety of collectibles, a large selection of Christmas ornaments - perfect for the holiday season for gift giving! The following is a brief sale summary: Furniture: Impressive Art Nouveau Fireplace and Over Mantle Mirror; spectacular Faux "Rosewood" bedroom set with marble tops; William IV mahogany card table; pine church pew chairs; whimsical confessional booth; marble top washstand, mahogany dining table, early pine top table, cherry chest of drawers, 6 pc rattan style sun room furniture set; assorted book shelves, coffee and end tables, desks, beds with boxsprings and mattresses, assorted chairs, trunks, mirrors, etc. China and Glassware: large collection of Royal Doulton Figurines, pair of MacIntyre (Moorcroft) vases, Royal Crown Derby pieces, assorted cups and saucers, EAPG goblets, Royal Doulton "Sonnet" Dinner Service, Royal Albert "Silver Birtch" Service, set of Johnson Brothers dishes, pink depression, assorted pressed and cut glass pieces, slag glass hanging lamp, early 1920s hanging lamp, mercury goblet and egg cup, amberina pitcher, cruets and carafes,etc. Artwork: Large selection of prints, oil paintings, watercolours, etchings and engravings including: W.F. Griffiths, Emile Lussier, Da Vinci Print, S. Deaville Print, Calvert Print, George Horne Prints, A.Y. Jackson Prints, Blake Debassige Print, and others. Collectibles: Large collection of collectible Disney Christmas ornaments - Snow White, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Winnie the Pooh and others; nice selection of collectible Dinkey Toys (some in original box), train sets and train accessories - cars, engines, buildings, track, etc.; small collection of Rolls Royce memorabilia; collection of British Royalty memorabilia - plaques, flags, books, photos, etc.; small collection of vintage boater hats; small collection of early doll/baby carriages; large collection of quality books ranging from photography, music, art, history, local history books of London, Toronto, Brantford, decorating and architecture, cooking and reference books; assortment of early crocks, oil lamps, signs, beaver jars, brass and copper items; penny farthing bicycle, and much more! Silver and Jewellery: Sterling silver tea service, Tiffany Silver shoe horn, Birks Sterling Flatware set "George II" pattern; sterling candlesticks, sterling spoons, etc; assorted pieces of Coro costume jewellery; D'Orlan crane and hummingbird pins. Other: Indian "Aubusson" Ethan Allen Rug, oriental carpets and runners; modern appliances including: Wolfgang Puck Countertop oven; Wolfgang Puck electric griddle, Todd English Multi Air Fryer, Cuisinart Coffee Maker, Hamilton Beach egg muffin sandwich maker, Air Innovations, Clean Mist, Sony Bravia TV, Sony Blue ray player, Panasonic DVD/CD player, Sony Theatre surround sound system, LG and Sharp monitors, Apple TVs, and much more not listed.
Auction Terms & Conditions ***BEFORE REGISTERING, In the "NOTES TO THE AUCTIONEER" (section above), please indicated PAYMENT METHOF (ex. CREDIT CARD ON FILE or E-TRANSFER) and whether or not you will require SHIPPING**** BY REGISTERING FOR THIS ONLINE AUCTION, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS, listed below! Please read in it's entirety The Online Auction Sale will start WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25th at 6:00pm EDT The sale will begin to close on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2nd at 6:00pm EDT - with a 3-minute soft close in effect. 15% buyer's premium and 13% HST (if applicable) is in effect. ITEM DESCRIPTIONS 1. All items are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS". NO EXCEPTIONS! 2. THE ITEMS HAVE BEEN DISPLAYED AND EACH BUYER SHALL BE HELD TO HAVE SATISFIED HIMSELF AS TO THE CONDITION, IDENTITY AND AUTHENTICITY. This can be done by attending in preview preview or getting in touch with us by phone 519-271-2646 or by email to make inquiries about an items condition. 2a. In-Person Preview is Thursday, November 26th and Tuesday, December 1st from 10am - 3pm at 3715 Embro Road, Stratford, Ontario, N5A 6S3. 2b. If you are unable to attend in-person preview, please email or call us at 519-271-2646 if you have further inquires about a lot or would like additional photos. 3. The Successful Bidder SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED TO MAKE ANY OBJECTIONS AFTER THE SALE ON ANY GROUNDS WHATSOEVER. 4. NEITHER THE AUCTIONEER NOR THE OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERROR ON CONDITIONS OF ITEMS. PAYMENT 5. Settlement for payment for purchases can be made by Visa/Mastercard or E-Transfer. 6. All sales are subject to a 15% Buyer's Premium and 13% HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) if applicable. 6a. If you are exempt from paying sales tax you must provide the Auctioneer a copy of your license prior to the closing of the sale. 7. Full settlement to be made at the conclusion of the sale. Nothing is removed until paid in full, and invoice received. PICK-UP / SHIPPING 8. Merchandise becomes the full responsibility of the Buyer at time of PAYMENT. Any Buyer having someone, other than himself, pick-up his purchases must notify the Auctioneer. Buyer shall be at his own risk and liability at the Owners' property for pick ups, and shall hold the Owner/Seller and the Auctioneer harmless for the Buyer's negligence. Buyer shall also be held responsible for any damage to the Owner's property, caused by the Buyer. 9. Buyer shall be responsible for making all arrangements for merchandise pick-up and /or removal per specific terms or conditions listed for auction. Please bring your own manpower for loading & moving items, boxes and packaging paper for packaging items. 9a. Contactless Curbside Pickup for this sale is available: Thursday, December 3rd and Friday, December 4th from 8:00am - 6:00pm (2 Days Only!) 10. Any items purchased and not picked up within the final removal date (Friday, December 4th at 6:00pm) will be considered deemed and abandoned and will become the property of Shackleton's Real Estate and Auction Co. 11. Auctioneer reserves the right to resell any property not paid for in full with all funds received by Auctioneer within two days on the online auction item/lots closing date. Failure to pay for item/lots won on this online auction may result in legal action against Buyer. BIDDER INFORMATION 12. All registration information the Bidder provides to the Auctioneer must be current, complete, and accurate. Otherwise the Auctioneer has the right to decline your registration for the sale, until information is updated and complete. 13. All bidders must be 18 years of age or older 14. As a Bidder you are responsible for any bids placed under your bidding number and password. The security of your Bidder information is your sole responsibility as you, the Bidder, will be responsible for any and all bids placed under your number. If at any time you feel that your Bidder number and password have been compromised due to lack of security on your part you must notify Auctioneer immediately. FAIR BIDDING 15. The bidder agrees to not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of any transaction being conducted on and during any auction sale. 16. Buyer acknowledges and agrees not to retract their bids. The Highest Bidder shall be the Buyer, and if any dispute arises during the Sale, then the Auctioneer, may at his discretion, put the Lot up again. The Auctioneer's decision is final. The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and shall control the bidding at all times. ROLE OF THE AUCTIONEER 17. Shackleton's Real Estate & Auction Co. is acting as Agent for the Seller. 18. Auctioneer cannot, and will not, be held responsible for any interruption in service, errors and/or omissions, caused by any means and does not guarantee continual, uninterrupted or error free service or use of the Site. Bidder acknowledges that this auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware and software that may malfunction without warning. The Auctioneer, in its sole discretion, may void a sale, temporarily suspend bidding and re-sell any items/lots that were affected by any malfunction. The decision of the Auctioneer is final. 19. Despite efforts to avoid withdrawal of item/lots from the sale after they are listed it may sometimes be necessary. Auctioneer and the Owner/Seller reserve the right to do so at any time before or during the sale. The Owner/Sellers of property sold through this Site reserve the right to reject any and all bids in their sole discretion. If there is a reserve on a lot, the Auctioneer and/or the Seller have the right to bid on behalf of the Seller. 20. Auctioneer gathers information about Bidders and Owners/Sellers for the purposes of conduction online auctions only. Auctioneer does not, and will not, sell this information. 20a. Your email address may be added to our email mailing list to notify you about upcoming auctions. If you are receiving a mailing and wish to discontinue receiving future mailings, simply forward the received email to Auctioneer to have your name removed from our list. For questions and concerns please email us at: --------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------ Terms Of Use

Seller User Terms

Bidder User Terms
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 19.00 1.00 CAD
19.01 - 95.00 5.00 CAD
95.01 - 495.00 10.00 CAD
495.01 - 99,999.99 25.00 CAD
Currency CAD
Buyer Premium 15% Buyers Premium
Payment Terms
Visa, Mastercard or E-Transfer (for the time being, we are no longer accepting payment by Cash, Debit or VisaDebt cards) 15% Buyer's Premium and 13% HST is in effect (if applicable) If you are a successful bidder an invoice will be emailed to you (from upon the closing of the auction. ALL ITEMS MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE YOU CAN PICK-UP OR HAVE YOUR ITEMS DELIVERIED OR SHIPPED TO YOU. We cannot accept cash or debit payments upon pick-up.
CONTACTLESS CURBSIDE PICK-UP: Pick-up is available at Shackleton's Real Estate and Auction Co. (3715 Embro Road, STRATFORD, Ontario, N5A 6S3) on Thursday, December 3rd and Friday, December 4th from 8:00am - 6:00pm. ***Any items purchased and not picked up within the final removal date (Friday, December 4th at 6:00pm) will be considered deemed and abandoned and will become the property of Shackleton's Real Estate and Auction Co.*** In Order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, we ask that you reconsider coming to pick-up your items if any of the following reflects how you are feeling at the time of pick-up: 1. If you have one or more of the following symptoms: fever/chills, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste, sore throat or difficulty swallowing, runny or stuffy/ congested nose, heacahe, vomiting, extreme tiredness 2. If you should be self-isolating as a result of possible exposure to COVID-19 within the last 14 days. 3. If you have travelled outside of Canad ain the last 14 days 4. If your Public Health unit has identified you as a close contact of someone who currently has COVID-19 5. If you gave receoved a COVID Alert exposure notification on your cell phone in the last 14 days Should any of these apply to you, we are happy to make alternate pick-up arrangements. If you are unable to come and pick-up your items, we invite you to make arrangements to get your item(s) either delivered (if you live in Stratford, Ontario) or shipped to you. DELIVERY: **New this sale - Stratford, Ontario Furniture Delivery is available! Call Spencer at 519-777-2703 to make arrangements and to get a quote for delivery** SHIPPING (*Please note that shipping is not available on all items*) If you would like to arrange shipping, please email with the address you would like your items shipped to. There is a $10 packing fee per box/lot + shipping costs determined by the shipping company. Canadian Shipping is provided by various 3rd party shipping companies (ex. Loomis Express, Dicom, etc.), for International Shipping (including shipping to the USA) we use Canada Post. All shipping costs will be charged at the buyer's expense. Please note (effective November 5th, 2020) due to the ongoing COVID -19 pandemic all carriers have suspended any Service Guarantees until further notice, carriers will not be collecting signatures at the time of delivery Won lots, will be shipped out within 7 business days of the auction closing. If you have any questions or would like to arrange one of these options for your items please email